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An introduction to computer science providing a broad survey of the
discipline while emphasizing the computer's role as a tool for
describing, organizing and manipulating information. Topics to include
machine architecture, software, data organization, and the potential
and limitation of machines. Serves as a terminal course for students
who want a one-course introduction to the field, as well as a
preliminary course to upper-level computer science offerings.
Note: this is NOT a programming class and it may be taken concurrently
with COMP 125 or 170.
This course will take advantage of the Internet and the departmental
network in many ways.
The university supports an official Tutoring Center at the Lake Shore
Campus, located in Damen Hall 149. Their phone extension is 8-3194.
The tutoring is available and free to all students, however you must
make appointments in advance. Appointments could be made for
one-on-one tutoring or, if there is interest, general help sessions
could be scheduled between a tutor and a group of students.
The general hours for the center are the following
however appointments for comp150 tutoring are only available during
some of those times, due to the personal schedule of the tutor(s).
Computing Resources at Loyola
Students may develop their assignments for this course on a computer
in a lab run by the Computer Science Department, in a lab run by
Information Services at Loyola, or on a computer outside of Loyola, so
long as it can be connected to the Internet.
Last modified: 24 February 2003